Professional Affiliations: President, Hamilton Performance Consulting; Associate Professor, University of New Brunswick; Consultant, Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic
Biography: Ryan holds a PhD from the University of New Brunswick in Experimental and Applied Psychology (sport focus) and has also earned a Master’s degree in sport and exercise science and a bachelor’s degree (honours) in psychology. Dr. Hamilton is an associate professor in the department of Psychology at the University of New Brunswick and is a recent recipient of the Arts Faculty Teaching Excellence Award. Ryan is a sport psychologist with the Canadian Sport Centre in New Brunswick, works extensively with the UNB Varsity Reds programs, has attended 3 Canada Games with Team New Brunswick (2009, 2011, 2013), and the Commonwealth Games with Team Canada (2014). Ryan has consulted with athletes from more than 30 different sports with specific expertise in combat sports and hockey. Ryan's experience in hockey spans all levels - including major junior hockey, the American Hockey League, Hockey Canada, and the National Hockey League (NHL) where he is in his third year with an NHL franchise. Ryan has an extensive research program which informs his practice and is a highly regarded keynote and invited speaker.
location. Fredericton, NB